Attack of the Splogs


Spam watchers have seen a huge spike over the past couple of weeks in the number of new "splogs," or fake blogs created by junk e-mail artists for the sole purpose of increasing the search engine rankings of the Web sites used to sell their wares.

According to this interesting post by Dave Sifry over at Technorati, in the past two weeks there were 805,000 new weblogs created, out of which Technorati tracked 39,000 new fake and/or spam weblogs. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer Security - (washingtonpost.com)

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 18th October 2005 12:03PM